• I played Curse of the Garden Isle (May 31, 2019)

    Thoughts on Ryan Veeder's aloha-fueled and highly accessible text adventure from 2018.

  • Narrascope! and other stuff I’m doing this year (May 10, 2019)

    I'll be reading my work in Providence, then ushering in a new game conference in Boston, then who knows what.

  • Ending my personal use and project support of Facebook (February 26, 2019)

    I'm dropping Facebook links and support from all my projects, and calling an indefinite moratorium to my personal use of it.

  • I attended All Things Open 2018 (November 2, 2018)

    My second visit to this annual open-source conference inspired me to improve my own project leadership, organizational repping, and joyful public API hackery.

  • How open source plays interactive fiction (July 24, 2018)

    A study of how open-source software has fostered the growth and development of interactive fiction. (Originally published at Opensource.com.)

  • I love mission statements (March 6, 2018)

    I used to see mission statements as obligatory form-filling. Now I recognize them as a key organizational focus, applicable in many areas.

  • What I shipped in 2017 (December 31, 2017)

    Looking back at the projects, organizations, and interesting changes I helped make this past year, and why I did any of it.

  • Wherein I light a fresh candle (December 9, 2017)

    In September 2016, I wrote a list of promises to myself should Trump win that year's election. I figure that I owe myself a check-in.